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Graduation Rate: 4-, 5-, and 6-Year

9. First-time, full-time entering, degree-seeking, students enrolled in a minimum of 12 SCH their first fall semester who have graduated from the same institution or another Texas public or independent institution.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 Point Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate
4-Year graduation rate 1996  849  13.4% 2009  1,193  23.8% 2010  1,227  29.9% 2011  1,203  26.0% 12.6
Same institution      12.7%      21.8%      27.4%      24.7% 12.0
Other TX institutions      0.7%      2.0%      2.5%      1.3% 0.6
5-Year graduation rate 1995  901  32.6% 2008  1,149  40.3% 2009  1,193  40.3% 2010  1,227  45.2% 12.6
Same institution      28.2%      35.1%      35.6%      39.9% 11.7
Other TX institutions      4.4%      5.2%      4.7%      5.4% 1.0
6-Year graduation rate 1994  929  34.6% 2007  923  46.3% 2008  1,149  48.0% 2009  1,193  45.4% 10.8
Same institution      28.1%      40.3%      40.5%      39.6% 11.5
Other TX institutions      6.5%      6.0%      7.5%      5.9% - 0.6


For more information on the 6-year graduation rate, see: http://www.txhighereddata.org/GradRates
 
Source: CBM001,CBM002, and CBM009

Degrees and certificates awarded

10. Number of degrees and certificates awarded.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
FY 2014
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
FY 2015
Detail - Breakout ethnicity and level
% Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Institutional
Closing the
Gaps Target-
FY 2015
Closing the
Gaps Completion
Total Degrees* 1,120 1,847 1,928 72.1%    
White 939 1,320 1,302 38.7%    
African American 15 68 96 540.0%    
Hispanic 83 356 373 349.4%    
Asian 13 16 38 192.3%    
International 56 0 0 -100.0%    
Other 14 87 119 750.0%    
 
Level
Associates N/A N/A N/A N/A 0 N/A
Baccalaureate 861 1,453 1,453 68.8% 1,600 90.8%
Master's 259 390 472 82.2%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship N/A 4 3 N/A 10 30.0%
Doctor's Professional Practice N/A N/A N/A N/A
 
Certificates
Upper-level certificates N/A N/A N/A N/A
Post-baccalaureate certificates N/A N/A N/A N/A
 
*Hispanic students, except international ones, are counted as Hispanic. Students who are "Multi-Racial one of which is African American" are included with the African American students. Asian includes Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders. "Other" includes American Indian, Alaskan Native, Unknown, and two or more races, excluding African American. International students are shown as a separate category.
 
Gender
Male 456 699 738 61.8%
Female 664 1,148 1,190 79.2%
 
Source: CBM009
Source: CBM009

11. Undergraduate degrees to at-risk students

  FY 2000 FY 2014 FY 2015 Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Undergraduate Degrees to At-Risk Students 420 1,006 955 535
 

Closing the Gaps Critical Fields: STEM Awards

12. Degrees awarded in STEM fields.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Institutional
Closing the
Gaps Target-
FY 2015*
Closing the
Gaps Completion*
Computer Science* 11 4 7 10 - 9.1% 16 62.5%
Engineering* 4 33 62 52 1200.0% 40 130.0%
Math* 11 9 11 8 - 27.3% 14 57.1%
Physical Science* 17 25 28 27 58.8% 15 180.0%
 
Level
Associate's 0 0 0 0 N/A
Baccalaureate 43 71 108 97 125.6% 85 114.1%
Master's 12 12 6 7 - 41.7%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 0 0 0 0 N/A
 
* Includes baccalaureate and associate degrees.

Nursing and Allied Health

13. Degrees and certificates awarded in nursing.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Institutional
Closing the
Gaps Target-
FY 2015*
Closing the
Gaps Completion*
Total Nursing Degrees 102 138 122 154 51.0%
Certificate 0 0 0 0 N/A
Associates 0 0 0 0 N/A
Baccalaureate 73 113 95 106 45.2% 200 53.0%
Master's 29 25 27 48 65.5%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 0 0 0 0 N/A
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 0 0 0 N/A
 
* Includes baccalaureate and associate degrees and certificates.

14. Degrees and certificates awarded in allied health.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 % Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Institutional
Closing the
Gaps Target-
FY 2015*
Closing the
Gaps Completion*
Total Allied Health Degrees 9 61 66 69 666.7%
Certificate 0 0 0 0 N/A
Associates 0 0 0 0 N/A
Baccalaureate 8 34 40 32 300.0% 0 N/A
Master's 1 27 26 37 3600.0%
Doctor's Research/Scholarship 0 0 0 0 N/A
Doctor's Professional Practice 0 0 0 0 N/A
 
* Includes baccalaureate and associate degrees and certificates.

Teacher Production and Certification

15. Students taking and passing the certification exams for teacher education.

  FY 2012 FY 2013 FY 2014
Total number taking exam 348 358 385
Race/Ethnicity
White 285 276 290
African American * *   
Hispanic 53 65 77
Other * 10   

Gender
Male 92 86 101
Female 256 272 284
 
Total percent passing exam 94.0% 91.0% 94.0%
Race/Ethnicity
White 95.0% 93.0% 96.0%
African American 80.0% 91.0% 93.0%
Hispanic 92.0% 84.0% 85.0%
Other 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%

Gender
Male 94.0% 95.0% 96.0%
Female 95.0% 90.0% 93.0%
 

Note: The data for teacher production and certification was provided by SBEC. In some cases, the sum of the categories does not add up to the total. Numbers less than 10 in a category are suppressed. Data for the most recent year shown may be incomplete.

Graduation and Persistence Rate: 6-Year

16. First-time, full-time students enrolled in a minimum of 12 SCH their first fall semester who have graduated or are still enrolled at the same institution or another Texas public or independent institution.

Out-Of-State Peers   FY 2000 FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 Point Change
FY 2000 to
FY 2015
Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate Entering Fall Cohort Cohort Rate
Total 1994 929 48.8% 2007 923 58.4% 2008 1,149 58.7% 2009 1,193 56.4% 7.6
Same institution   34.9%   44.6%   44.6%   44.2% 9.3
Other TX institutions   13.9%   13.8%   14.0%   12.2% - 1.7
White 1994 753 50.9% 2007 617 62.9% 2008 792 63.6% 2009 772 59.2% 8.3
Same institution   36.3%   48.3%   48.9%   47.9% 11.6
Other TX institutions   14.6%   14.6%   14.8%   11.3% - 3.3
African American 1994 27 29.6% 2007 61 39.3% 2008 65 41.5% 2009 91 36.3% 6.7
Same institution   14.8%   31.1%   27.7%   23.1% 8.3
Other TX institutions   14.8%   8.2%   13.8%   13.2% - 1.6
Hispanic 1994 125 37.6% 2007 226 50.4% 2008 257 50.2% 2009 287 56.4% 18.8
Same institution   27.2%   38.5%   39.3%   42.9% 15.7
Other TX institutions   10.4%   11.9%   10.9%   13.6% 3.2
Asian 1994 13 61.5% 2007 9 77.8% 2008 14 78.6% 2009 12 58.3% - 3.2
Same institution   53.8%   22.2%   42.9%   33.3% - 20.5
Other TX institutions   7.7%   55.6%   35.7%   25.0% 17.3
Other 1994 11 63.6% 2007 10 60.0% 2008 21 14.3% 2009 31 45.2% - 18.4
Same institution   54.5%   60.0%   4.8%   29.0% - 25.5
Other TX institutions   9.1%   0.0%   9.5%   16.1% 7.0
For more information on the 6-year graduation rate, see: http://www.txhighereddata.org/GradRates
 
Source: CBM001, CBM002 and CBM009

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